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Greek "No" Voters Are Celebrating Their Victory On Social Media

Large crowds gathered in Athens to celebrate after voters rejected austerity measures tied to a bailout and the hashtag #Oxi (or No) was running hot.

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Greek voters are celebrating after the country decisively voted against a referendum to approve sweeping new austerity measures.

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Many people gathered to celebrate in Syntagma Square, which is the central square in the country's capital city of Athens.

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As it became more and more clear that the "No" vote was winning, the crowds grew even larger.

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People cheered, waved flags, and sounded horns as it became more and more clear that the "No" vote had prevailed.

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The vote leaves the country's future in the eurozone uncertain.

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Many Greeks posted pictures to Instagram and other social networks using the hashtag #oxi, the Greek word for "no."

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This young woman also hashtagged her picture #smiles and #alltogether.

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"#Greeks want out of the #eurozone. They want their country back," this user wrote.

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This person wrote they were "proud" to be in Athens on such a historic day for the country.

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"Oxi" began to pop up over the country to mark the occasion.

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Stephanie McNeal is a social news editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

Contact Stephanie McNeal at stephanie.mcneal@buzzfeed.com.

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